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Fame (1980)

Fame (1980)

drama

music

musical

teen movie

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Fame is a genuine treasure, moving and entertaining, a movie that understands being a teenager as well as Breaking Away did, but studies its characters in a completely different milieu.

~ Roger Ebert (3.5/4 stars, See his full review)

Synopsis

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.At the New York City High School for the Performing Arts, students get specialized training that often leads to success as actors, singers, etc. This movie follows four students from the time when they audition to get into the school through graduation. They are the brazen Coco Hernandez, shy Doris Finsecker, sensitive gay Montgomery MacNeil, and brash, abrasive Raul Garcia.

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The film received five Oscar nominations and won two of them including Best Original Song and Best Original Score. It also won Golden Globe Best Original Song award.

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